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How Do You Compost Contest

Send us a picture of how you store your food scraps.

kitcatchbucketEmpty cookie jar. Water pitcher. Unused ice bucket. Tupperware. Refrigerator. Yesterday’s newspaper. Paper grocery bags. Just about every Seattle resident has their own unique way of storing kitchen food scraps before they go in the curbside food and yard waste cart.

Whatever you’re doing, it’s working. Last year, Seattle diverted 125,000 tons of food and yard waste from the landfill.

Send us your picture showing how you store your leftover food scraps in your home by noon on Wednesday, September 25. You could win two Mariners tickets for the Saturday, September 28 game when they take on the Oakland A’s.

The first 8,000 fans also get a free Felix Hernandez Special Collector’s Edition Kitchen Compost Catcher with a pack of EcoSafe compostable bags.